Get out, enjoy the warmth and some great BBQ!

It has been a long winter. Why not take advantage of this warm weather in the forecast, have a night out, and enjoy some tasty BBQ aboard our historic 1950’s dining cars? Tickets are $40 per person and include a 2+ hour ride, and your choice of Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Smoked Chicken, or a …

Popular book on Fort Dodge Line returns to the B&SVRR Gift Shop

Don Hofsommer’s book covering the history of the Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern has returned to the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s gift shop.  It is a beautiful, hardcover book, full of many photographs (several in vibrant color) of the Fort Dodge Line in action, and is a must-have for anyone interested in Iowa …

Dr. Rudy Daniels to present “Riding the Orphan Trains”, Saturday, March 23

Orphan Trains were a unique American phenomenon. This program by Dr. Rudy Daniels explains why and how the movement started and the various agencies that sponsored the children. Ride with them on the various routes and on the different cars they occupied. Just as important, this program explains the various events that caused the orphan …

Join us for some great barbecue aboard our Sunset BBQ Dinner Trains

What are you doing on Saturday night? Why not join us for a trip aboard our Sunset BBQ Dinner Train? These trains, operating on Saturday evenings in March and April, feature a 2+ hour ride, your choice of Sliced Brisket, Pulled Pork, Smoked Half Chicken, or a Grilled Portobello Mushroom. Tickets are only $40 per …